Senior Risk Manager

California Joint Powers Insurance Authority
(562) 467-8722

SALARY: $92,114 - $131,592 Annually

THE POSITION: The California JPIA is recruiting for an exceptional individual to fill the at-will position of Senior Risk Manager. The primary responsibility of the Senior Risk Manager is to regularly meet and work with California JPIA members at various locations throughout a specific geographic region.  This recruitment applies to Region 2 – Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, Santa Clara, Ventura, and Monterey counties. 

The Senior Risk Manager serves as a conduit of Authority information, including communication about programs, services, claims, training, and finance.  Work includes managing member action plans, meeting with member officials and staff, advising on matters regarding public policy and operational procedures, identifying training needs, providing training, serving as liaison on liability and workers’ compensation claim matters, making presentations to various governing bodies, including elected and appointed officials, and providing assistance on a wide range of local government operational issues. 

EDUCATION: This position requires education equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, preferably in public administration, business administration, risk management, industrial hygiene or safety, or a related field.  Any combination of education and experience that would provide the required knowledge and skills is qualifying.  Associate in Risk Management (ARM) and/or Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) are beneficial.

EXPERIENCE: Candidates must also have a minimum five to seven years progressively responsible experience in loss control, risk management, self-insurance management, or a directly related field.  Experience relating to risk management for public entities desired. 

APPLY BY: Exceptional candidates interested in joining one of the most innovative risk pools in California are encouraged to apply by August 3, 2017.

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